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Encyclopedia > Bishop of Croydon

The Bishop of Croydon is a suffragan Bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. The present Bishop is the Rt Rev Nicholas (Nick) Baines. A bishop is an ordained member of the Christian clergy who holds a specific position of authority in any of a number of Christian churches. ... A bishop is an ordained member of the Christian clergy who holds a specific position of authority in any of a number of Christian churches. ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ...


The Bishop of Croydon oversees the Episcopal Area of Croydon, which is made up of the Archdeaconries of Croydon and Reigate. The Archdeaconry of Reigate comprises the three Rural Deaneries of Caterham (9 parishes), Godstone (14 parishes) and Reigate (24 parishes), extending as far south as Gatwick Airport. The Archdeaconry of Croydon comprises the Rural Deaneries of Croydon Addington (9 parishes), Croydon Central (10 parishes), Croydon North (12 parishes), Croydon South (10 parishes) and Sutton (14 parishes). For other Croydons see Croydon (disambiguation) Croydon is a large suburban town and commercial centre to the south of London and forms part of the Greater London conurbation. ... An archdeacon is a position in Christian churches. ... Reigate is a commuter town in Surrey near London. ... Dean is a title given to some institutions senior or supervisory staff. ... Caterham is a town in Surrey, England. ... Gatwick Airport (IATA Airport Code: LGW, ICAO Airport Code: EGKK) is Londons second airport and the second largest airport in the UK after Heathrow. ... Addington is a village in the London Borough of Croydon in South London. ... The London Borough of Sutton is a London borough in outer southwest London. ...


The Episcopal area was historically in the Diocese of Canterbury, as the Archbishops of Canterbury lived at Croydon Palace and Addington Palace until the 19th century. The Archbishop of Canterbury is the most senior bishop of the state Church of England and of the worldwide Anglican Communion, outranking the other English archbishop, the Archbishop of York. ... Croydon Palace was the summer residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury for over 500 years, located in Croydon. ... Addington Palace is a 19th Century Palace in Addington near Croydon, South London. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Baines was appointed in 2003 and installed on 11 May 2003. He took over from the Rt Rev Wilfred Wood KA, who had been Bishop of Croydon since 1985, the Church of England's first black bishop. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ...


List of the Bishops of the Episcopal Area of Croydon, England

Tenure Incumbent Notes
? Henry Horace Pereira (1845-1926)
1947 to 1956 Cuthbert Bardsley
1956 to 1977 John Hughes (1908?-2001)
1977 to 1985 Stuart Snell
1985 to 2002 Wilfred Wood (b. 1936)
2003 to present Nicholas Baines (b. 1957)


1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ...

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Croydon is a large town and major commercial centre in south London, and the principal settlement of the London Borough of Croydon.
In 1965 the County Borough of Croydon was abolished and its former area was transferred to Greater London and combined with that of the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District to form the present-day London Borough of Croydon.
Croydon Clocktower, built by the London Borough of Croydon in the mid-1990s, houses a state-of-the-art library, the David Lean cinema, a performance venue in the old reference library and the town museum.
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